Posts Tagged Europe

Kyrgios steals show with Wimbledon win over Raonic

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning a point against Heather Watson of Britain, during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Friday July 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.

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Spanish tennis federation fires Davis Cup team captain Leon

MADRID (AP) — The newly appointed president of Spain’s tennis federation has moved to quell unrest among players by firing the Davis Cup captain and sports director.

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The Latest: Wimbledon begins with minute’s silence

John Isner of the United States prepares to serve during the singles match against  Marin Cilic of Croatia at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Friday July 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

LONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

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All-Star likes what he sees of pioneering girl at MLB camp

Melissa Mayeux holds the bat as she poses at a baseball camp in Paderborn, Germany, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The 16-year-old player on the French U-18 junior national team, made history when she became the first woman on Major League Baseball's international registration list, making her eligible to be signed by Major League teams. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

PARIS (AP) — As a two-time All-Star, Steve Finley knows more than most what it takes to shine in Major League Baseball. So having run his expert eyes over the sport’s pioneering 16-year-old girl at a training camp this week, can he hazard a guess at whether she’ll go on to become MLB’s first female player?

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With changes looming, calls to reconnect with F1 fans

Members of the public watch a practice session before the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit, Silverstone, England, Friday, July 3, 2015. The British Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July 5. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Bumper-to-bumper traffic queues just to see the practice sessions on Friday at Silverstone, and a record 350,000 expected this weekend present a vision of Formula One being in robust health.

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